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International Women’s Day 2019 once again became a day of struggle around the world. It is, however, difficult to get an overview of all protests. In some countries, the movement has declined somewhat while at the same...

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For many years the Oakland School Board has plotted its school privatization plan behind closed doors, closing neighborhood public schools and giving the keys to privately managed Charter schools. No Oakland School Board members ran...

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Socialist Alternative and Kshama Sawant made history in 2013 and 2015 by winning and retaining a seat on Seattle City Council as an independent socialist. This showed that openings exist for socialists to run serious...

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When West Virginia teachers went on strike on February 19 and 20 for the second time in as many years, they were fighting against an “omnibus education bill” that was directly aimed at them. This...

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Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. has been in the target of the religious right in this country for decades. Since Trump was elected they feel...

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In mid-2018 homeowners at the Halcyon Mobile Homes Park in North Seattle were shocked to learn their community was up for sale. Nearly all in the senior park bought their homes under the explicit promise...

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The extreme cold that swept the Midwest last week brought brutal and deadly conditions for millions of people in the U.S. The “polar vortex,” which typically remains locked into the North Pole, threatened catastrophe as...

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After a six day strike, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) on Tuesday, January 22, ratified a new contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This was the biggest and most important strike...

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January 25 – As we go to press, President Trump’s has been forced to retreat from his demand that the Democrats agree to fund a border wall as the price for reopening the government. But...

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How did we get to a point where choosing a job depended on which offered the best health care plan? This is the reality for many people living in the U.S. today. As a nation...

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